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Welcome Year Three!

 

A huge welcome to you all! I hope you will visit our class page often to show your family the fantastic learning you will be doing in your new class! I will upload photos and videos of different activities we have been involved in from all our different subjects! Not only that, but if you scroll down our page you will see there are lots of games for you play to help you with your maths and english! If you find a game which will help others in our class, let me know and I will share it on here!!!

                                  Spring 2

I hope you have had a lovely half term break and return raring to go! For this half term leading up to Easter, our geography learning topic is 'Where on earth are we?' We will be focusing on the United Kingdom, discovering physical and human geography and evaluating the impact on the surrounding area! Also, we continue to learn about Christianity, this will be about the Festival of Easter which we have already begun and are enjoying lots! In Science, we will be scientists who predict, investigate, question and discover more about forces and magnets! For PE, we will continue our swimming on a Monday afternoon and develop our tennis skills just in time for Wimbledon!  

 

To find out more, please take a look at the class curriculum matrix and newsletter below:

Our class is enjoying reading:

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                                   Spring 1

Welcome back after the Christmas holidays, which I hope you all enjoyed! We will be raring to start our brand new learning this half term, which will be on The Stone Age! As well as being curious and asking lots of amazing questions about this historical era, we will be learning about forces and magnets, Christianity and PowerPoint Presentations! What a way to start 2020! 

 

To find out more, please take a look at the class matrix and newsletter below:

 

Multiplication Booklets Activities and Ideas

Division Ideas and Activities Booklet

Take a peak at what we've been up to...

Dance learning to use space, time, travel and balance!

Dance learning to use space, time, travel and balance!  1
Dance learning to use space, time, travel and balance!  2
Dance learning to use space, time, travel and balance!  3

Division using practical items to group and share!

Division using practical items to group and share!  1
Division using practical items to group and share!  2
Division using practical items to group and share!  3

Interviewing Leon using well thought out questions! Lots of clear and confident speaking!

Interviewing Leon using well thought out questions! Lots of clear and confident speaking!  1
Interviewing Leon using well thought out questions! Lots of clear and confident speaking!  2
Interviewing Leon using well thought out questions! Lots of clear and confident speaking!  3

Learning French through fun and active games!

Learning French through fun and active games!  1
Learning French through fun and active games!  2
Learning French through fun and active games!  3

Ordering different historical periods of time using our prior learning!

Ordering different historical periods of time using our prior learning!  1
Ordering different historical periods of time using our prior learning!  2
Ordering different historical periods of time using our prior learning!  3

Practical ways to show equal groups! Lots of mathematical language being used!

Practical ways to show equal groups! Lots of mathematical language being used!  1

Creating questions to ask about palms and Palm Sunday!

Creating questions to ask about palms and Palm Sunday!  1
Creating questions to ask about palms and Palm Sunday!  2
Creating questions to ask about palms and Palm Sunday!  3

Exploring measuring forces using Newton Metres!

Exploring measuring forces using Newton Metres!  1
Exploring measuring forces using Newton Metres!  2
Exploring measuring forces using Newton Metres!  3

             Welcome to Year 3 2019-2020

 

Autumn 2

I hope you have all enjoyed your first half term in Year 3 and now are ready to start back! This is a busy half term until Christmas, so be prepared for lots of great learning and activities! 

 

This half term our history learning will be about being 'Doon the Pit'! This will have a local focus on our very own Burradon Pit! We will investigate the impact of coal mining on Burradon, its families and the wider area! To support our learning of this topic, we have an exciting visit to Woodhorn Museum! 

 

To find out more about our upcoming half term, please find the class newsletter and curriculum matrix below:

 

We have enjoyed learning how to edit, alter and improve photographs!

We have enjoyed learning how to edit, alter and improve photographs!  1
We have enjoyed learning how to edit, alter and improve photographs!  2

As a team, we worked well to recap the different types of teeth and their job! We also discussed the position of them in the mouth and how other mammals use their!

As a team, we worked well to recap the different types of teeth and their job! We also discussed the position of them in the mouth and how other mammals use their!  1
As a team, we worked well to recap the different types of teeth and their job! We also discussed the position of them in the mouth and how other mammals use their!  2

Lots of curiosity during a recent science lesson about our teeth! We asked superb questions to find out more and to clarify what we were thinking!

Lots of curiosity during a recent science lesson about our teeth! We asked superb questions to find out more and to clarify what we were thinking!  1
Lots of curiosity during a recent science lesson about our teeth! We asked superb questions to find out more and to clarify what we were thinking!  2
Lots of curiosity during a recent science lesson about our teeth! We asked superb questions to find out more and to clarify what we were thinking!  3

School Council members in Year 3 shared their recent news with the class!

School Council members in Year 3 shared their recent news with the class!  1

Year 3 participated in a thought provoking session by Northumbria Police about rules and responsibilities! Lots of excellent well thought answers shared!

Year 3 participated in a thought provoking session by Northumbria Police about rules and responsibilities! Lots of excellent well thought answers shared!  1
Year 3 participated in a thought provoking session by Northumbria Police about rules and responsibilities! Lots of excellent well thought answers shared!  2

During Anti-Bullying Week, we reread our school Anti-Bullying Charter and discussed the impact of bullying!

During Anti-Bullying Week, we reread our school Anti-Bullying Charter and discussed the impact of bullying!  1
During Anti-Bullying Week, we reread our school Anti-Bullying Charter and discussed the impact of bullying!  2

We LOVED games with Mr Hitchings!

We LOVED games with Mr Hitchings!  1

We couldn't wait to change our books! Lots of excited and eager readers in Year 3!

We couldn't wait to change our books! Lots of excited and eager readers in Year 3!  1

Lots of discussion today about the meaning of words! We learnt lots of new vocabulary which we started to use straight away!

Lots of discussion today about the meaning of words! We learnt lots of new vocabulary which we started to use straight away!  1
Lots of discussion today about the meaning of words! We learnt lots of new vocabulary which we started to use straight away!  2
Lots of discussion today about the meaning of words! We learnt lots of new vocabulary which we started to use straight away!  3

Lots of creativity and teamwork when creating a setting for our myths with such brilliant descriptive discussions!

Lots of creativity and teamwork when creating a setting for our myths with such brilliant descriptive discussions!  1
Lots of creativity and teamwork when creating a setting for our myths with such brilliant descriptive discussions!  2
Lots of creativity and teamwork when creating a setting for our myths with such brilliant descriptive discussions!  3

Who can resist a play in the park? Year 3 loved it!

Who can resist a play in the park? Year 3 loved it!  1

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Woodhorn Museum where we learnt lots about coal mining! We asked lots of insightful and thoughtful questions to find out more!

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Woodhorn Museum where we learnt lots about coal mining! We asked lots of insightful and thoughtful questions to find out more!  1
We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Woodhorn Museum where we learnt lots about coal mining! We asked lots of insightful and thoughtful questions to find out more!  2

During our coal mining topic, we have asked lots of questions to find out more about these items! Do you know what they are?

During our coal mining topic, we have asked lots of questions to find out more about these items! Do you know what they are?  1
During our coal mining topic, we have asked lots of questions to find out more about these items! Do you know what they are?  2
During our coal mining topic, we have asked lots of questions to find out more about these items! Do you know what they are?  3
During our coal mining topic, we have asked lots of questions to find out more about these items! Do you know what they are?  4

Reverend Maughan shared the importance of Remembrance Day during a recent assembly.

Reverend Maughan shared the importance of Remembrance Day during a recent assembly.  1

We held a debate about the importance of Remembrance Day!

We held a debate about the importance of Remembrance Day!  1
We held a debate about the importance of Remembrance Day!  2

We enjoyed a very informative session delivered by the Royal British Legion on Remembrance Day!

Autumn 1

 

A fun and active term waits ahead of us to enjoy! During our first half term together, our topic will be Our World! We will be finding out lots about the world we live in, the location of different countries and more! During our Science learning, we will be looking at what is beneath our feet - rocks and soils! In Religious Education, we will be focusing on Hinduism, where we will be reading lots of stories, handling artefacts and learn more about the culture. 

 

Find out more about our learning this first half term by reading our curriculum matrix below! Also, find information such as spellings, homework, PE, water bottles and more on our class newsletter below! 

 

As always, please pop in or ring if you have any queries, concerns or wish to share something! :) 

 

 

Autumn 1 Newsletter

Autumn 1 Curriculum Matrix

Take a peek at some of our amazing learning in Year 3! 

Matches! Year 3 enjoyed starting to play hockey matches and learnt the importance of communication!

Matches! Year 3 enjoyed starting to play hockey matches and learnt the importance of communication!  1
Matches! Year 3 enjoyed starting to play hockey matches and learnt the importance of communication!  2
Matches! Year 3 enjoyed starting to play hockey matches and learnt the importance of communication!  3

Learning to pass the ball whilst holding the stick correctly!

Learning to pass the ball whilst holding the stick correctly! 1
Learning to pass the ball whilst holding the stick correctly! 2
Learning to pass the ball whilst holding the stick correctly! 3

In music we have started to learn the recorder! We are learning to play a song we have been singing!

In music we have started to learn the recorder! We are learning to play a song we have been singing!  1
In music we have started to learn the recorder! We are learning to play a song we have been singing!  2

How do we solve a problem? With teamwork, determination and perseverance!

How do we solve a problem? With teamwork, determination and perseverance!  1
How do we solve a problem? With teamwork, determination and perseverance!  2

We really enjoy our music! Look at the pieces we have been listening to, discussing and identifying instruments within!

We really enjoy our music! Look at the pieces we have been listening to, discussing and identifying instruments within!  1
We really enjoy our music! Look at the pieces we have been listening to, discussing and identifying instruments within!  2

Structuring written partition add method! We grew in confidence the more we did!

Structuring written partition add method! We grew in confidence the more we did!  1
Structuring written partition add method! We grew in confidence the more we did!  2

Lots of active and outdoor learning about word families!

Lots of active and outdoor learning about word families!  1
Lots of active and outdoor learning about word families!  2
Lots of active and outdoor learning about word families!  3

Developing our word processing skills, identifying and applying tools!

Developing our word processing skills, identifying and applying tools!  1
Developing our word processing skills, identifying and applying tools!  2
Developing our word processing skills, identifying and applying tools!  3

Lots of questioning and curiosity during our Atlas learning today in Geography!

Lots of questioning and curiosity during our Atlas learning today in Geography!  1
Lots of questioning and curiosity during our Atlas learning today in Geography!  2
Lots of questioning and curiosity during our Atlas learning today in Geography!  3

Great attitudes when practically learning the partition add method!

Great attitudes when practically learning the partition add method!  1
Great attitudes when practically learning the partition add method!  2
Great attitudes when practically learning the partition add method!  3

We enjoyed completing the jigsaw and labeling the countries, seas and oceans!

We enjoyed completing the jigsaw and labeling the countries, seas and oceans!  1
We enjoyed completing the jigsaw and labeling the countries, seas and oceans!  2
We enjoyed completing the jigsaw and labeling the countries, seas and oceans!  3

Exploring making 100 using various pieces of equipment!

Exploring making 100 using various pieces of equipment!  1
Exploring making 100 using various pieces of equipment!  2
Exploring making 100 using various pieces of equipment!  3

Amazing observation skills demonstrated in Science!

Amazing observation skills demonstrated in Science!  1
Amazing observation skills demonstrated in Science!  2
Amazing observation skills demonstrated in Science!  3

An active outdoor hunt naming different word groups!

An active outdoor hunt naming different word groups!  1
An active outdoor hunt naming different word groups!  2
An active outdoor hunt naming different word groups!  3

Confidently identifying the value of digits in 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers

Confidently identifying the value of digits in 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers  1
Confidently identifying the value of digits in 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers  2
Confidently identifying the value of digits in 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers  3

Mental maths in the fresh air!

Mental maths in the fresh air!  1
Mental maths in the fresh air!  2
Mental maths in the fresh air!  3

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